St John staff go Wombling

Last weekend staff from St John Healthcare and the Emergency Ambulance Service did a beach clean at Rousse. The event was part of the Clean Earth Trust and Pick It Up Guernsey ‘Womble 52’ initiative which is looking to get 52 local businesses and organisations signed up to clean one …

Remembrance Sunday 2020

Representatives of St John have taken part in the annual Bailiwick Act of Remembrance, which took place at the Smith Street War Memorial in St Peter Port. Chief Ambulance Officer Mark Mapp and Community Operations Manager Phil Ozanne placed poppy wreaths at the foot of the granite monument on behalf …

Certificates awarded to new EMTs

Two recently qualified Emergency Medical Technicians have been presented with their course certificates having completed their training earlier this year. Brad Stuckey and Kadie Ormrod received Level 5 Diploma in First Response Emergency and Urgent Care in February, however the presentation was delayed due to the coronavirus pandemic. The certificates …

St John looks to recover overdue ambulance payments

St John is reminding islanders of the benefits of the Ambulance Subscription Scheme which includes unlimited free emergency ambulance responses and assessment and treatment by qualified clinicians for members. Ambulances in Guernsey are not free and while a proportion of the cost is covered by the States of Guernsey, St …

St John Ambulance Guernsey Presentation Afternoon

Congratulations to all the Badgers, Cadets and adult members of St John who received awards at our annual Presentation Afternoon. The event normally takes place in the spring, but was postponed due to the coronavirus pandemic. Best Badger (Male): Sarnian Division – Brandon Leech Corbet; Brock Division – Elliot Jones. …

Restart A Heart 2020: Get Hands On

  When someone collapses and stops breathing normally, it is important to quickly call 999, perform hands-only CPR and use a defibrillator (AED). Anyone can be affected by a cardiac arrest at any time and without intervention the person will quickly die. Islanders have the opportunity to learn these life-saving …

HMS Charybdis and Limbourne memorial service.

Representatives from St John have taken part in the annual memorial service to remember the lives lost in the sinking of HMS Charybdis and HMS Limbourne in 1943. The Royal Navy cruisers were sunk by German torpedoes during Operation Tunnel in October 1943. 504 servicemen died in the sinking and …